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PA Disbursements and Impact Fees 2014

Who receives and who pays impact fees.  

Pa. Chamber joins with stakeholders to highlight benefits of shale development on economy

20 organizations send a message to governor that higher energy taxes will hinder economic growth and put good paying jobs at risk.  

Grillers rejoice as U.S. shale boom sends propane to 13-year low

The fuel that will grill millions of hot dogs nationwide on the Fourth of July is giving energy producers heartburn.  

Natural Gas Revolution: 'Stakes Are Too High To Fail'

If the United States is to see strong economic growth, the oomph will come from the increase in oil and natural gas production - ironic, given that this phenomenon has occurred on President Obama's watch, when the development of green energy has been touted as the great economic hope.  

DEP greenlights Shell cracker plant

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued an air emissions permit for Royal Dutch Shell's proposed ethane cracker plant. The department also issued three other permits associated with the plant.  

Carnival ahead of the curve with plan for natural-gas megaships

In a pioneering move for the ocean cruise industry, Carnival Corp. last week signed a deal to build four megaships that will be powered by liquefied natural gas.  

PIOGA news release on Act 13 filing

The Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA) today filed legal action with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to enforce portions of the court's ruling on Act 13.  

Build it and they will come

As Shell buys up property in Beaver County, some have cashed out, others are poised to cash in, and all are awaiting word on a petrochemical plant that may never materialize.